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Picture of people protesting in Syrian city of Ar-Raqqah, courtesy of Beshr O: https://www.flickr.com/photos/beshro/8647270729

Links between ISIS and malware attacks on Syrian opposition groups

December 18, 2014

A Syrian citizen group critical of ISIS was recently the victim of a targeted malware attack designed to reveal their location, the Citizen Lab reports.

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Aerial photo of NSA headquarters in Fort Meade. Courtesy of NSA Website

Ron Deibert on the rift in cyberspace between global citizenship and the nation-state system

November 27, 2014

Professor Ron Deibert analyses the difficulties arising from new norms in cyberspace, how they conflict with the old established system of Westphalian nation-states, and how this tension can be reconciled.

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"Lionel Gelber Prize Jury Announced"

25th Lionel Gelber Prize Jury Announced

November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014 (Toronto and Washington) – Patricia Rubin, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of the late Lionel Gelber, has announced the 2015 prize jury, selected by returning Jury Chair William Thorsell.

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Wide shot of large crowd in Hong Kong, by Alexander Synaptic: https://www.flickr.com/photos/synapticism/13782894124

Citizen Lab Report Highlighting Cyber Attack Danger Faced by Civil Society

November 11, 2014

The Citizen Lab published a new report entitled Communities @ Risk, detailing the persistent and disruptive cyber attacks experienced by CSOs protecting human rights and civil liberties

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The Custom House at Sunset in Dublin, Ireland. By Giuseppe Milo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/giuseppemilo/

MGA Report Published by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

November 10, 2014

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) has published an in-depth report written by five MGA students detailing the status and policy considerations of social entrepreneurship in Ireland, representing a major contribution to the field.

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Picture of Barack Obama speaking at a podium at Fort Hood. By the US Army.

Janice Stein and John Stackhouse provide post-Debate commentary

November 10, 2014

Munk School Director Janice Stein and Senior Fellow John Stackhouse provide a written analysis on some of the arguments made during the November 6, 2014 Munk Debate on Obama’s foreign policy.

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Ron Deibert sitting on an orange couch. Photo by Dave Chan.

Ron Deibert for CBC Radio on the cyber attack threats faced by human rights groups

November 10, 2014

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert discusses the danger cyber attacks pose to human rights groups with CBC Radio in anticipation of a new report being published by the Lab.

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Photo of two women sitting by a lake. Photo by Glen Chua

Asian Institute to host $2.5 million Research Project on Climate Change

November 7, 2014

The Asian Institute at the Munk School will host the Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia project, made possible by a $2.5 million International Partnerships for Sustainable Societies (IPaSS) grant.

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Photo of David Wolfe in Munk School Courtyard, by David Chan

Professor David Wolfe interviewed by U of T on the future of Toronto’s economy

October 21, 2014

David Wolfe, professor of political science, is featured on the UofT Cities podcast episode 3 discussing the important changes Toronto needs to implement in order to develop a sustainable economy.

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Logo of Global Health Summit, featuring a child blowing on a leaf. Courtesy of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health

CPHS Director Lisa Forman set to feature at Global Health Summit on November 3-5

October 17, 2014

Lisa Forman, Director of the Comparative Program on Health and Society at the Munk School, is set to address the Global Health Summit on the influence of power, politics and privilege on global health issues.

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